Courgette, lemon and basil pasta

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By Signe Johansen

Published 2018

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Here’s a quick vegetarian pasta dish that can easily be adapted to other greens: try it with asparagus, broccoli or broad beans when you tire of courgette.


  • 100 g spaghetti or linguine (or pasta of choice)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

Meanwhile, heat half the olive oil in a separate skillet or frying pan over a low-medium heat, add the shallot and fry for about 5 minutes until soft, then add the garlic and chilli flakes and fry for a further minute. Add the remaining olive oil, tip in the courgette, season wit